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Journal of Cancer Epidemiology
Volume 2014, Article ID 872029, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/872029
Editorial

Cancer in the Elderly

1Department of General Practice, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
2Department of Family Medicine, Research School Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
3Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Medical Quad, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK

Received 22 September 2013; Accepted 22 September 2013; Published 30 April 2014

Copyright © 2014 Frank Buntinx et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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